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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Easton in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

The Talbot Resolves

May 24, 1774

The Talbot Resolves Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
1. The Talbot Resolves Marker
Inscription.  Two years before the Declaration of Independence, the citizens of Talbot County met on this site to protest Great Britain's closing of the Port of Boston, and resolved "to act as friends to liberty and the general interest of mankind."
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Events.
Location. 38° 46.496′ N, 76° 4.587′ W. Marker is in Easton, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on N. Washington Street north of Dover Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 N Washington Street, Easton MD 21601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Tench Francis, Jr. (here, next to this marker); To the Talbot Boys (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War (within shouting distance of this marker); Talbot County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Easton's Fire Bell (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct
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line); Frederick Douglass (about 600 feet away); The Bullitt House (about 600 feet away); Archaeology at the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,652 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 4, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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Feb. 28, 2021